Bartolomé Mitre, the Greek President of Argentina

Few people know today that the first president of the Argentine Republic was of Greek descent. Bartolomé Mitre Martínez was born on June 26,...

Alexandria’s Greek Graves Are Eternal Monuments to the Diaspora

The Greek people who lived in Alexandria, Egypt were buried in a cemetery located in nearby El Shatby. Their splendid gravestones, many of them...

Cyrene: The Impressive Ancient Greek City of Libya (video)

2,600 years ago, a group of Greeks from the island of Thira (also known as Santorini) headed south, searching for a new place to...

Greek Axiom by Socrates on Hiroshima Peace Bell Remains Relevant Today

The Greek axiom by Socrates, ΓΝΩΘΙ ΣΑΥΤΟΝ ("Know thyself"), inscribed on the Hiroshima Peace Bell, remains relevant today, 74 years after the first nuclear...

Alexander the Great Monument in Pakistan

It is about a two and a half hour drive from Pakistan's capital, Islamabad. The closest town is called Jalalpur Sharif, in the Jhelum...

Greeks of Egypt Honor Fallen Heroes

The Greek community of Egypt honored the Greek soldiers who fell in El Alamein, during the ferocious battle against the Axis powers in the...

Israeli Mom And Daughter Discover Clay Lamp from Hellenistic Period

An Israeli mother and her daughter discovered an ancient clay candle holder dating back to the Hellenistic period – when Judah Maccabee fought against...

Greek Philosopher Hippocrates’ Texts Found at St. Catherine’s Monastery at Mount Sinai

Researchers have discovered ancient texts hidden beneath years of writing in the manuscripts in the library of St. Catherine's Monastery, including texts by ancient...

Ancient Greeks the Biblical Philistine Enemies of Jews, DNA Study Claims

The infamous Philistines, the enemies of the Hebrews in the Christian Bible, were likely ancient Greeks who had migrated to their land, a new...

Ancient Greek Gods Found in Israel

  A 2,300-year-old image depicting the birth of the Greek goddess Athena has been unearthed by scientists studying the remains of a Biblical site in...